PANDAS and PANS: Clinical, Neuropsychological, and Biological Characterization of a Monocentric Series of Patients and Proposal for a Diagnostic Protocol

Gamucci A, Uccella S, Sciarretta L, D’Apruzzo M, Calevo MG, Mancardi MM, Veneselli E, De Grandis E.
J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacology-2019

Conclusions: Despite these limitations, this study presents clinical, biological, and psychological features of a group of patients fulfilling the PANS and PANDAS criteria and discusses these results in comparison with patients with SC, a well-established clinical condition. Moreover, it adds notable findings to the existing little literature on neuropsychological functioning in youth diagnosed with these disorders, in particular PANS and PANDAS…